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Copyright 1993 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning


Wyoming Economic Indicators


PERCENT CHANGE
MAY 1993 (p) APR 1993 (r) MAY 1992 (b) MONTH YEAR
Wyoming Total Civilian Labor Force1 237,445 235,349 244,765 0.9 -3.0
--Unemployed 12,399 13,735 14,034 -9.7 -11.7
--Employed 225,046 221,614 230,731 1.5 -2.5
Wyoming Unemployment Rate/Seas. Adj. 5.2%/5.4% 5.8%/5.5% 5.7%/5.4% N/A N/A
U.S. Unemployment Rate/Seas. Adj. 6.7%/6.9% 6.8%/7.0% 7.2%/7.4% N/A N/A
PERCENT CHANGE
MAY 1993 (p) APR 1993 (r) MAY 1992 (b) MONTH YEAR
Wyoming Mining Hours & Earnings for Production Workers
--Average Weekly Earnings $743.25 $741.32 $720.90 0.3 3.1
--Average Weekly Hours 45.1 44.1 45.0 2.3 0.2
U.S. Mining Hours & Earnings
--Average Weekly Earnings $654.15 $646.66 $634.22 1.2 3.1
--Average Weekly Hours 44.5 43.4 43.8 2.5 1.6
Wyoming Manufacturing Hours & Earnings
--Average Weekly Earnings $446.91 $456.96 $421.90 -2.2 5.9
--Average Weekly Hours 39.1 38.4 38.6 1.8 1.3
U.S. Manufacturing Hours & Earnings
--Average Weekly Earnings $485.62 $480.11 $470.60 1.1 3.2
--Average Weekly Hours 41.4 41.0 41.1 1.0 0.7
PERCENT CHANGE
MAY 1993 (p) APR 1993 (r) MAY 1992 (b) MONTH YEAR
Unemployment Insurance
--Weeks Claimed 15,935 20,728 19,007 -23.1 -16.2
----Initial Claims 1,489 2,334 2,268 -36.2 -34.3
--Weeks Compensated 11,827 15,768 14,650 -25.0 -19.3
--Benefits Paid $1,869,728.00 $2,514,746.00 $2,332,639.00 -25.6 -19.8
--Average Weekly Benefit Payment $157.67 $159.09 $158.77 -0.9 -0.7
--State Insured Covered Jobs1 191,010 182,696 190,082 4.6 0.5
--Wyoming Insured Unemployment Rate 1.9% 2.4% 2.2% N/A N/A
PERCENT CHANGE
MAY 1993 (p) APR 1993 (r) MAY 1992 (b) MONTH YEAR
Employment Service
--Applications Received 3,848 4,233 3,941 -9.1 -2.4
--Openings Received N/A 4,039 3,283 N/A N/A
--Individuals Placed 1,517 948 1,412 60.0 7.4
--Placement Transactions 2,642 1,955 2,413 35.1 9.5
PERCENT CHANGE
MAY 1993 (p) APR 1993 (r) MAY 1992 (b) MONTH YEAR
Consumer Price Index (U) for All U.S. Urban Consumers (1982 to 1984 = 100)
--All Items 144.2 144.0 139.7 0.1 3.2
----Food and Beverage 141.8 141.4 138.3 0.3 2.5
----Housing 140.5 140.4 136.7 0.1 2.8
----Apparel & Upkeep 135.0 136.9 133.1 -1.4 1.4
----Transportation 130.2 129.4 126.3 0.6 3.1
----Medical Care 200.5 199.4 188.7 0.6 6.3
----Entertainment 145.0 145.3 142.0 -0.2 2.1
----Other Goods & Services 193.2 192.4 181.3 0.4 6.6
Producer Prices (1982 to 1984 = 100)
--All Commodities 119.7 119.2 117.2 0.4 2.1


(p) Preliminary.
(r) Revised.
(b) Benchmarked.


1 Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program estimates.



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